Ovaries

Science / Biology / Ovaries: 1) In animals, the female gonads, which produce eggs (ova) and female sex hormones. 2) In fiowers, part of the female reproductive structure in the carpel; contain the ovules, where egg development occurs. The lower part of the carpel that contains the ovules within which the female gametophyte develops.

Oviducts

Science / Biology / Oviducts: Tubes that connect the ovaries and the uterus; transport sperm to the ova, transport the fertilized ova to the uterus, and serve as the site of fertilization; also called the fallopian tubes or uterin MORE

Progesterone

Science / Biology / Progesterone: One of the two female reproductive hormones secreted by the ovaries. MORE

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